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du·ty-free

(do͞o′tē-frē′, dyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Exempt from customs duties: duty-free merchandise.
2. Of, relating to, or being a region or establishment in which imported goods are exempt from customs duties: a duty-free port; a duty-free shop.

du′ty-free′ adv.

duty-free

adj, adv
(Commerce) with exemption from customs or excise duties
n
(Commerce) goods sold in a duty-free shop

du′ty-free′



adj.
1. free of customs duty.
2. selling goods free of the usual customs duty: the duty-free shop at an airport.
adv.
3. free of customs duty.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.duty-free - exempt from duty; "duty-free liquor"
nontaxable, exempt - (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation; "the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable"; "income exempt from taxation"
Translations

duty-free

[ˈdjuːtɪˈfriː]
A. ADJ [goods, perfume] → libre de impuestos, exento de derechos de aduana
B. CPD duty-free shop Ntienda f "duty free"

duty-free

adjzollfrei
advzollfrei
n duty-frees pl (inf)zollfreie Waren pl

duty-free

:
duty-free allowance
n Warenmenge, die man zollfrei einführen kann
duty-free shop
duty-free shopping
nEinkauf mvon zollfreien Waren

duty-free

[ˌdjuːtɪˈfriː] adj (goods) → esente da dogana or dazio; (at airport) → duty-free inv

duty

(ˈdjuːti) plural ˈduties noun
1. what one ought morally or legally to do. He acted out of duty; I do my duty as a responsible citizen.
2. an action or task requiring to be done, especially one attached to a job. I had a few duties to perform in connection with my job.
3. (a) tax on goods. You must pay duty when you bring wine into the country.
ˈdutiable adjective
(of goods) on which tax is to be paid.
ˈdutiful adjective
(negative undutiful) careful to do what one should. a dutiful daughter.
ˌduty-ˈfree adjective
free from tax. duty-free wines.
off duty not actually working and not liable to be asked to do so: The doctor's off duty this weekend; () adjective (etc)
She spends her off-duty hours at home.
on duty
carrying out one's duties or liable to be asked to do so during a certain period. I'm on duty again this evening.

duty-free

مُعْفىً مِنَ الرَّسْم, مُعَفًى مِنَ الرَّسْمِ الـجُمْرُكيّ bezcelní, bezcelní zboží toldfri, toldfri varer Duty-free-Shops, zollfrei αφορολόγητος, κατάστημα αφορολόγητων ειδών libre de impuestos, tienda libre de impuestos verovapaa, verovapaa myymälä hors-taxe, produits hors-taxe bescarinski, roba oslobođena varine duty-free 免税の, 免税品 면세, 면세의 belastingvrij, taxfree artikelen butikk med tollfrie varer, tollfri wolnocłowy, wolny od cła livre de imposto, produto duty-free, produto isento de imposto беспошлинный, магазин беспошлинной торговли tullfri, tullfria varor ที่ปลอดภาษี, สินค้าปลอดภาษี duty-free hàng miễn thuế, miễn thuế 免税商品, 免税的
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